The predictive value of weight gain and waist circumference for gestational diabetes mellitus


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TAKMAZ T., YALVAÇ E. S. , ÖZCAN P., Coban U., GÖKMEN KARASU A. F. , Unsal M.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, vol.16, no.3, pp.199-204, 2019 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/tjod.galenos.2019.03266
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.199-204
  • Keywords: Gestational diabetes mellitus, waist circumference, body mass index, weight gain, pregnancy, MATERNAL OBESITY, HIP RATIO, PREGNANCY, ASSOCIATION, PREVALENCE, OUTCOMES, MANAGEMENT, DIAGNOSIS, RISK
  • Yozgat Bozok University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: The first objective of this study was to investigate the relationship between gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and gestational weight gain (WG), waist circumference (WC), prepregnancy, and gestational body mass index (BMI). The second aim of our study was to assess the ability of WG, WC, prepregnancy, and gestational BMI with special reference to their cut-off points on predicting the risk of GDM in pregnant women in Turkey.